The 'Great Temple of Solomon' at Stirling Castle

Ian Campbell, A MacKechnie

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Abstract

A Royal Chapel was built in 1594 at Stirling Castle for the baptism of Prince Henry, first-born son and heir to James VI, King of Scotland. "It can claim to be the earliest Renaissance church in Britain, with its main entrance framed by a triumphal arch, flanked by Italianate windows. However, even more significant is the evidence that the chapel was deliberately modelled on the Temple of Solomon in Jerusalem."
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)91-118
Number of pages28
JournalArchitectural History
Volume54
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2011

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